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Proverbs 28:27

    Proverbs 28:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that gives to the poor shall not lack: but he that hides his eyes shall have many a curse.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack; But he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who gives to the poor will never be in need, but great curses will be on him who gives no attention to them.

    Webster's Revision

    He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack; But he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

    World English Bible

    One who gives to the poor has no lack; but one who closes his eyes will have many curses.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 28:27

    Be that giveth unto the poor - See the notes on Deuteronomy 15:7 (note), Detueronomy Deuteronomy 19:17 (note), Deuteronomy 22:9 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 28:27

    Hideth his eyes - i. e., Turns away from, disregards, the poor. Compare Isaiah 1:15.

    Verses Related to Proverbs 28:27

    Luke 3:11 - He answereth and saith unto them, He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do likewise.
    Proverbs 21:26 - He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.
    Luke 6:30 - Give to every man that asketh of thee; and of him that taketh away thy goods ask them not again.